Saint Eskil

detail of a painting of Saint Eskil, Overselo, Sweden, artist unknownAlso known as

  • Aeschilus
  • Eskill
  • Eskillo
  • Eschillo

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Missionary, working in Sweden with Saint Ansgar. Bishop. He converted so many pagan Swedes to Christianity that he was condemned to death by King Swerker the Bloody. Martyr.

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Died

Representation

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Eskil“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 June 2015. Web. 28 August 2015. <>